The Classical American House
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- Features an insightful introductory essay by Phillip James Dodd, an internationally renowned expert in the fields of Classical architecture and design
- Includes dozens of exemplary architectural projects, rich in photographic detail and architectural analysis
- Provides a modern take on traditional Classical design themes, with indepth profiles of exterior and interior works, including detailing, use of materials, landscapes and regional variations
- Investigates the contemporary works of many eminent Classicists, and highlights their unique methodologies and innovative designs
Full DescriptionThis latest compilation volume for The Images Publishing Group reveals an enticing glimpse into the exquisite architectural works of innovative and skilled contemporary classicists. While remaining loyal to traditional classical design, the architectural projects featured within display a remarkable talent for versatility and adaptability within the fundamental classical language of architecture. This richly photographed book masterfully presents a number of preeminent classicists, who offer unique insight into their interpretation of the theory of classical design in their works. This compilation also highlights the collaboration between the architects' application of excellent detailing, the use of fine material, and exceptional craftsmanship, and how, all the while, they are creating a refined and seamless fusion with the surrounding landscape and environment.